Review: George Cables Trio at the Village Vanguard

By sticking to what he knows best, Mr. Cables and his bandmates managed a kind resistance in their performance.







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Review: Ibrahim Maalouf Salutes a Great Arabic Performer

This trumpeter’s tribute to the singer Oum Kalthoum was both a feat of cultural translation and a display of devotion.







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Bob Belden, Jazz Saxophonist and Historian of the Music, Dies at 58

Mr. Belden, a musician, composer, arranger, bandleader and record producer, was part reformist and part conservationist in the world of jazz.







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Bruce Lundvall, Who Revived Blue Note, Dies at 79

Mr. Lundvall, who led Blue Note for 25 years, added some of the greatest jazz musicians of the age to the label while expanding its success into other genres with artists like Willie Nelson, Al Green and Norah Jones.







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Review: Wayne Shorter Goes Solo With the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

Playing with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, the saxophonist Wayne Shorter found room for short but transporting improvisation.







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ArtsBeat: Popcast: Joey Alexander Makes His Debut

Ben Ratliff and Nate Chinen discuss Joey Alexander’s debut album and child prodigies.







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